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Frankly, Scarlett, someone does give a damn

It was 75 years ago that America watched Atlanta burn, Scarlett scheme and Rhett Butler curse for the first time in American cinema. “Gone with the Wind,” the 1939 clas ...

Media Life: Turkey vultures making fleeting presence known in Auburn

Auburn’s Deren Ross informs Media Life that the skies over Auburn are sporadically alive these days with the annual southward flight of turkey vultures. Several hundred moved ...

Media Life: Auburncentric movie magic in pre-production, soon onscreen

Media Life has a twin-bill of Auburncentric film developments this week. One is soon to be seen onscreen in the latest movie by director Jason Reitman. The other is closer to hom ...

Capitol memorial honors 9/11 victims, families

SACRAMENTO — Flags hung at half-staff over the west steps of the state Capitol as more than 60 people gathered Thursday to pay tribute to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2 ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...

Young chef dreams of TV future

Think of the 10-year-olds you know. Do they cook, raise money for good causes and have aspirations of filling a major network time-slot with their very own cooking show? More than ...

Local 4-H has S.O.S. (summer of sewing)

Members of the Placer County 4-H club took part in Project Linus and the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. The group, from the Mt. Pleasant and Ophir 4-H clubs, met every other wee ...

Media Life: Auburn motorhead couple gets “American Pickers” star treatment

When “American Pickers” came calling, Auburn’s Al and Deb Casner were ready to wheel and deal – especially when it came to a rare set of wheels. The Casner ...

Newcastle Area Business Association awards scholarships

Each year the Newcastle Area Business Association (NABA) awards $,1000 scholarships to students who live in the Penryn, Newcastle and Ophir areas. Funds for the scholarships come f ...

Pre-reunion golf game to be annual outing

Perry Cannedy tees off at the Placer High School class of ’79 pre-35th reunion golf outing organized by Darren Davis of Capps Group Real Estate and The Ridge Golf Course. Par ...